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Can the IP address returned by an LDAP query be decoded?

(Last modified: 19Sep2003)

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goal

Can the IP address returned by an LDAP query be decoded?

fact

Novell eDirectory 8.7.1

Novell eDirectory 8.6.1

symptom

The contents of the network address attribute from an LDAP query on a user are base64 encoded, and unreadable in the output file.

fix

A perl script that demonstrates a way to decode an IP address is available from support, and will be posted as a cool solution soon.

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  • Document ID:
  • 10087142
  • Solution ID: NOVL92660
  • Creation Date: 19Sep2003
  • Modified Date: 19Sep2003
    • NovellNetWare

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